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Woman, 22, killed in crash west of Twin Cities

The victim was driving a Cadillac that was struck by a pickup.

A 22-year-old woman was killed in a crash in Carver County Saturday evening.

The collision happened on Hwy. 7 in Hollywood Township, about 40 miles west of Minneapolis, at 9:24 p.m. 

The Minnesota State Patrol said a Chevy Silverado was westbound on Hwy. 7 when it collided with an eastbound Cadillac Deville near the intersection with 53rd Street.

The Deville driver, identified as Ashley Ann Karjala, 22, of Hutchinson, Minnesota, died in the incident.

The driver and passenger in the Silverado, two men aged 45 and 41, suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

The Minnesota Office of Traffic Safety says there have been 21 fatalities on Minnesota roads so far in 2021, compared to 24 at the same date in 2020.

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